Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

Report of the committee

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such matters as were referred to it, tables, pursuant to rule 12-26(2), the following report on expenses incurred for that purpose during the Second Session of the Forty-first Parliament:

1.  With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
3,301

SUBTOTAL$3,301







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
1,469

SUBTOTAL$1,469





TOTAL$4,770




2.  With respect to its examination and consideration of the challenges faced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in relation to the changing environment of broadcasting and communications:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Winnipeg, Edmonton and Yellowknife
31,455

Witness Expenses
1,924

SUBTOTAL$33,379







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Halifax and Quebec City
35,666

Toronto
21,744

Montreal
16,006

London, UK
55,256

Winnipeg, Edmonton and Yellowknife (2013-2014)
1,398

Witness Expenses
9,175

SUBTOTAL$139,245







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0





TOTAL$172,624




During the session, your committee held 66 meetings (94 hours and 33 minutes), heard 199 witnesses and submitted 14 reports in relation to its work. Your committee examined 4 bills (S-4, C-3, C-52, C-627) and received a total of 9 orders of reference.

Respectfully submitted,

DENNIS DAWSON

Chair